monobasic

adjective
mono·​ba·​sic | \ ˌmä-nə-ˈbā-sik How to pronounce monobasic (audio) \

Definition of monobasic

of an acid
: having only one replaceable hydrogen atom

Examples of monobasic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine ingredient list includes mRNA, lipids, potassium chloride, monobasic potassium phosphate, sodium chloride, dibasic sodium phosphate dihydrate, and sucrose. Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes, 18 May 2021

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First Known Use of monobasic

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Monobasic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monobasic. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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monobasic

adjective
mono·​ba·​sic | \ ˌmän-ə-ˈbā-sik How to pronounce monobasic (audio) \

Medical Definition of monobasic

of an acid
: having only one replaceable hydrogen atom

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